Academic Catalog

BIOL525 POPULATION GENETICS

Course Code: 2380525
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYKUT KENCE
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This course is concerned with the statistical consequences of Mendelian inheritance in populations of organisms. Hardy-Weinberg Principle, linkage disepuilibrium, genetic drift, inbreeding, mutation and neutral theory, natural selection, migration, molecular population genetics, ecological genetics and speciation are discussed.